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May 7, 2012 3:00pm PDT
to destroy an airplane bound for the united states. detail and a live report coming up. >>> plus -- karl rove's money machine is hard at work against the president. now he's doing everything he can to keep his big money donors a secret. >>> and the gloves come off. president obama kicks off his campaign going right at willard. it's going to be a long six months for him. >> i don't care how many ways you try to explain it. corporations aren't people. people are people. >> you're watching "politics nation" live on msnbc. look, every day we're using more and more energy. the world needs more energy. where's it going to come from? ♪ that's why right here, in australia, chevron is building one of the biggest natural gas projects in the world. enough power for a city the size of singapore for 50 years. what's it going to do to the planet? natural gas is the cleanest conventional fuel there is. we've got to be smart about this. it's a smart way to go. ♪ [ female announcer ] gross -- i'll tell you what's really gross: used dishcloths. they can have a history that they drag around with them. for a
MSNBC
May 17, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of the united states? >> there will always be someone. they could make a fair comment. that's what romney wants to do, but this is not a direction they want to be taking things in. >> the fact that these guys can get this close to a preliminary understanding where people with big money, given the way the rules have changed about money this year. does this make us have a need to stay on high alert on what can happen now? because we're not playing with the same rules we used to play with. any billionaire can come with this poisen. >> we thought this kind of thing informs our distant and dark past. there are people who still carry some of these ideas with regard to race. but what i would say to the people of good will in the united states, the majority of the people, be offended. and be on the lookout for subliminal injections of race, hence fort, until the convention is over. and maybe until the election is over. this is what a small group of americans are thinking about, and we have got to squash it. so everyone who is of good will, be offended, be very offended. >> well, we're going to be watch
MSNBC
May 3, 2012 3:00pm PDT
for president of the united states that can't be honest with the american people. why should we expect him to level about anything. >> i don't any president that had a swiss bank account. >> are you calling mitt romney a liar? >> yes. >> they're trying to pretend everything is great, party unity, one voice, but make no mistake, folks, this is a deeply fractured party. no matter how many photo ops they do, this is what they think. >> joining me is erin mcpike, and a political writer for salon.com. thank you both for being here. steve, let me start with you. every primary battle is bruising, but this one seems especially brutal. does anyone believe these endorse wants are heart felt? >> no, i think you have two things going on. one is what romney represents to the conservative base is a guy that they suspect is secretly not one of them. they have not really believed he is a conservative. that is reflected in a lot of an mosty. there is something else too. we saw this in 2008 and this time too. he rubs the people that run against him the wrong way personally. whether it was mccain, juliaou .
MSNBC
May 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, it's why we must elect mitt romney has the next president of the united states. >> thanks congresswoman, it only took 119 days to come out and support, but who is counting. tomorrow romney will head to pennsylvania to try to get the endorsement of rick santorum, and the crucial sweatervest block. more manufacturing gop unity, togetherness, peace. i wonder if his endorsement speech will sound anything like this. imagine if mitt romney was around the the time we were drafting the constitution, he would have taken it up. >> if his record was so great as governor why didn't he run for reelection. >> he has been on both sides of every single issue in the past ten years. >> i hope that rick finds a way to burn this campaign add after he ran this during the primaries. you remember this one? it featured a gun wielding romney look alike. this is a pattern. yesterday newt gingrich was the republican falling in line behind romney. the same that inspired this obama campaign ad. >> a man that wants to run for president of the united states that can't be honest with the american people.
MSNBC
May 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
people and to the world, that united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al qaeda. >> there was celebrations around the world. the terrorist responsible for the worst attack ever on united states soil, and nearly 3,000 deaths, was killed. justice had finally been served. it was a unifying moment for the country and the following days more details came out about that night. the photos from "the situation room," showed the tense faces of the president and his staff. we saw images of the compound where we learned bin laden had been hiding and we heard more counts of the courageous navy seals who carried out the mission. and whose names we may never learn. so today, where are we on the war on terror? joining me now is retired army colonel and military analyst jack jacobs and nbc terrorism analyst evan coleman. thank you both for joining me. let me start with you, colonel. one year after al qaeda's leader is dead, where do we stand in afghanistan today? >> well, we're leaving. the president already decided we're leaving. we have planes it redeplo
MSNBC
May 16, 2012 3:00pm PDT
and my father believed that if i want today be president of the united states i could be, i could be vice president. they dreamed as much as any rich guy dreams. they don't get us. they don't get who we are. this election is going to be a choice between two fundamentally different philosophies. that choice is about whether or not we're going to rebuild the middle class, or continue to help those at the top and hope everything works out well. romney made sure the guys at the top got to play by a separate set of rules. he ran up debts. he thinks that will help our kmi? let's look. past is prologue. i want you to think about what he will do as president. laying of workers, layering on debt, helping those at the top while every else fends for themselves. we can't afford that. things really are starting to come back. there are signs of life, hope, and heart in the heartland. jobs are starting to come back. and the ones coming back are the kind of jobs you can build a middle class family on. >> the kind of jobs you can build a middle class family on. they're taking the fight to places that buil
MSNBC
May 30, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of 35 developed countries, the united states has the second highest rate of child poverty. nearly a quarter of our kids are living in poverty. the only country where ids are worse off on this list is in romania, we rank behind latvia, the czech republic. this is not just a study, it's a wake up all. a sign that our system needs fixing. the only problem is people propping up mitt romney are doing just fine in this current economy. in romney's first 36 hours as the official republican nominee, he will have hob knobbed with some of the richest people in this country. tonight, he'll hold a $50,000 head fundraiser with meg whitman. of course romney's ties with whitman running real deep. she invested a million dollars in his son's private equity firm. next is donald trump. >> mr. trump thank you for letting us us come to this beautiful hotel, and being with us. >>. >> he didn't just paddle around with one millionaire? he also met with the casino own thaer pumped $20 million to newt gingrich. we all know that money is needed to run a campaign, but in this race it's different. outside gop
MSNBC
May 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
time that the president of the united states says that they deserve the same rights as other americans. the right to marry who you want. this is a fundamental right. president obama's decision to support marriage equality was the result of a personal evolution. >> ma lou yeah you a samalia an have friends who have same-sex parents. >> did you discuss this with mrs. obama? >> this is something, yeah, we've talked about over the years. and, you know, she feels the same way that i do. in the end, the values that i care most deeply about and she cares most deeply about is how we treat other people. >> america is moving forward but house rups responded by trying to move backwards. just hours after the president's big announcement, republicans voted to stop federal funds from being used to oppose anti-gay act and meanwhile mitt romney now says he opposes both same-sex marriage and civil unions. they have equal and full rights. unlike the president, romney is moving in the wrong direction on this. in 1994 he said he better -- he'd be better than ted kennedy for gay rights but earlier this yea
MSNBC
May 24, 2012 3:00pm PDT
whether barack obama was born in the united states or not. i don't know. but i do know this. in his heart, he is not an american. he is just not an american. >> that outrageous comment made it on to the local news five days later. only then did congressman coffman issue a statement saying "i misspoke and i apologize." i misspoke and i apologize. then a station in denver caught up with the congressman. tuesday passed and to ask him about this and asked him about why he had made the statement in the first place. here is what congressman had to say. >> after your comments about the president, do you feel that voters are owed a better explanation than just i misspoke? >> i think that as i stand by my statement, they misspoke, and i apologize. >> okay, who are you apologizing to. >> i stand by my statement, i misspoke and apologize. we talk to you all of the time, you're very forth coming. who is telling you not to talk. >> i stand by my statement that i misspoke and i apologize. >> did you say it because you would never say something like that in the suburbs? >> is there anything i can ask yo
MSNBC
May 15, 2012 3:00pm PDT
capital always made money. he promised us the same things he promised the united states. he will give you the same thing he gave us. nothing. >> he'll give you nothing. romney's goal was to make money for him and his investors. that's fine. and he made lots of money. somehow this makes him more qualified than president obama to help all the people? his money makes him bolder? >> what president obama is doing is not bold. it's old. as president, i want it make the federal government simpler, smaller and smarter. >> what makes you think that's the case, willard? is it your work as governor? when you courageously led massachusetts to the 47th out of 50th in job creation? that simpler? smaller? smarter? president obama knows that romney's trickled down theory is dried up gop talking points. >> he's run a large financial firm and he's run a state. but i think he has drawn the wrong lessons from those experiences. he sincerely believes that if ceos and wealthy investors like him make money, the rest of us will automatically prosper as well. >> joining me is bob shrum who ran against kennedy und
MSNBC
May 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT
obama was born in the united states or not. but i do know this. in his heart, he is not an american, he is just not. >> i mean, these sessions are going on, when a tape is put out, they say i didn't mean it that way or modify what they're saying, but if they're not called out and they are not debunked, we don't know who is givend information that is wrong. >> they need to be called out, but it's not giving them too much, not more air time than they justify. if you think about the argument of the secretary of state. this thing was solved, we have an official birth certificate out there. he says he received 1200 letters from those that say they think it's forged. no matter what is produced now, they will think that's forged as well. listen, enough is enough, it's been produced, this is authentic, not sure what your definition of a real american is, but the president is justified and is qualified to be in that seat. if you disagree with policy, that's another issue. but to say he is not qualified to be in the seat is different. it needs to be put to rest. >> wes say this was satisfied a ye
MSNBC
May 31, 2012 3:00pm PDT
nominee for the president of the united states and this was exposed a month before the election. it would be a disaster for this party and country. that's why i found this strangely jubilant end of that speech so weird. >> he obviously could not help himself. >> i want people to see this. i was watching, and i felt that his confessions, his tribute to his family, his -- talking about his kids, very moving, and then he kind of turned right before. and this is what he said. >> and i don't think god is through with me. i really believe he thinks there is still some good things i can do, and whatever happens with this legal stuff, what i'm hopeful about is all of those kids i've seen in the poorest parts of this country and in some of the poorest places in the world, they can help them. >> i don't think the thing that got me, and david you can speak to this, is him feeling he is still of value because i think everyone is of value, but today, is that what you really need to throw out there when you have shown such great contrition, and you escaped a very narrow, narrow, end of everything in te
MSNBC
May 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
this group. studies show sex selection is incredibly uncommon in the united states. it required a two thirds majority to pass so luckily it failed. let's be clear what's going on here. this is not about protecting women, it's about limiting choices for women, but speaker boehner was out there backing his anti-choice crew. >> this type of sex selection americans find pretty repulsive and our members feel strongly about it, that's why it's being brought to the floor. >> it's an important issue to the american people. funny, what about the other issue. >> people are still asking where are the jobs. >> millions are still asking the same question, mr. president, where are the jobs? >> either we're going to get serious about the number one issue which is the creation of jobs, or not. >> the american people are stale waiting for the gop to get serious. joining me now is caroline maloney, a democratic from new york, and terri oneil, president of the national organization of women. this is the gop that says they care about jobs, but tell us what actually happened today. >> well, it was just the same
MSNBC
May 8, 2012 3:00pm PDT
this country forward and remine the world just why it is the united states of america is the greatest nation on earth. thank you so much, everybody. god bless you. blood bless america. >> joining me now is shrubob sh. thank you for being here. >> i think it will be and i think we will hear a huge amount about the ryan budget as we go on through this campaign. senior citizens or one of the groups where the president is having trouble, i think what the ryan budget does to medicare, which is basically to devastate it, leave mercy at the insurance companies. we are going to hear a lot about that. romney's big problem here, and it's a very large problem, is that he is totally holding out to the republican right wing. he is afraid of his right wing shadow. look what happened yesterday when somebody said, you know, the president aught to be tried for treason. >> he couldn't do what mccain did in 2008, which was grab the mic back from a lady who said something like that and said, i'm sorry, you're just wrong. so i think he is totally enthralled innes this folks and i think he will be held to account
MSNBC
May 22, 2012 3:00pm PDT
this country want to elect a wall street financer of the president of the united states. you think that's the experience we need. someone to taken a look after he as he did, his friends on wall street and bail them out at the expense of main street america? >> the fact is, he is not prepared to release any documents from bain it prove anything. so we have no idea what his net job creation was. >> governor romney claims to have created a hundred thousand jobs at bain and people want to know, is there proof of that claim? >> when people can point to where you made a quick profit, and kick people out of their jobs, that is an issue that's got to be addressed. >> this is romney's biggest problem. the backbone of his campaign is already been destroyed. by his own party. joining me now is steve korna i kornacki. he is writing about booker he apology. and dana milbank. thanks to both of you for your time tonight. >> sure. thanks, reverend. >> steve, republicans are using booker to go after the president but what will they say about all of the republicans attacking romney for all of the last f
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May 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, are sending students who can afford these colleges here to the united states to take seats from americans. let's take the state of wisconsin, what did the governor do? he cut billions from education. so if you cut from education, and the cost of a college education keeps going up, it goes back to what the professor said. the rich in essence don't have enough, the poor have too much. and so how do people, who have the brains, the intelligence, can contribute to our society, get good jobs by the way, then pay taxes, help this economy grow, how can they go to college? we know that college is the way out. all of us are sitting here as a product of that. and so here, you have governor's, members of congress, who quite honestly are doing more to hurt this. i cannot imagine, i will say this in closing, i cannot imagine how a constituent of a congressperson could vote for anybody that would curtail the chance of any student going to college. >> jared, i have to go, but i want to emphasize something you said, the ryan plan has $4.6 trillion in tax cuts, that will benefit the wealthy, but it will take 1
MSNBC
May 2, 2012 3:00pm PDT
there. so let's try to see people for who they really are. you can help create a more united states. the more you know. the teacher that comes to mind for me is my high school math teacher, dr. gilmore. i mean he could teach. he was there for us, even if we needed him in college. you could call him, you had his phone number. he was just focused on making sure we were gonna be successful. he would never give up on any of us. open up. we have come for the foul, unholy beast. the one with the red markings. the miracle whip? stand aside that we may burn it. [ indistinct shouting ] have you ever tried it? it's actually quite sweet... and tangy. ♪ i like sweet things. [ man ] shut up, henry. ♪ ok! who ? get ahead of it! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap a day helps defend against digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. hit me! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. the calcium they take because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. that's why my doct
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May 9, 2012 3:00pm PDT
's historic news. at 3:00 this afternoon, the president of the united states for the first time expressed support for same sex marriage. a law from congress would have to hit the president's desk and he would have to sign it. there is one from senator diane feinstein. another way it could be overturned is by a court challenge and there are a number of cases coming up through the supreme court. the fact that the president came in and out in favor of equality today is historic news and it was the right thing to do. >> i agree with you, and i think that it clearly was the right thing to do, but melissa, aside from the law, this is a real victory for civil rights and civil liberties even beyond just those in the gay and lesbian community. wouldn't you agree with that? >> absolutely. i know a lot of people will look at the politics around this and trace it back to vice president biden saying he was comfortable with marriage equality on "meet the press." i think a lot of this decision for the president to speak out on this today has to do with that north carolina amendment one vote yesterday. p
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May 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
as president of the united states of america. what governor romney does not seem to get is that a healthy economy doesn't just mean miez miezing your own profits through busting unions. when y when you propose cutting your own taxes and raising them on 1 million families, that's not a recipe for economic growth. it's the same agenda they have been pushing for years. it's the same agenda they implemented when they were last in charge of the white house. we remember, we're not going back there, we're moving this country forward. we're moving forward. >> joining me now is erin mcpike, a reporter for real clear politics. thank you both for being here tonight. >> thank you. >> steve, how does the president's message contrast with mitt romney's? >> i would say it's context. what obama is relying on here is that he can convince voters to understand the context of his presidential. romney is going for, look at the present day, vote him out if you don't like it. what obama is banking on is, remember what it was like when i walked in. when the economy is really bad, the incumbent gets blamed and th
MSNBC
May 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT
back to work. >> create more jobs here in the united states of america. >> joining me now is barbara lee, a democratic from california, and e.j.dionne. author of "our divided political heart" the battle for the american idea in the age of discontent. thank you for being here tonight. congresswoman, what do you think of the gop summer agenda. >> once again their rhetoric doesn't meet the reality of what their summer agenda is. they talk about jobs, but they're summer agenda is about the same thing they have always been about, and that the is ensuring that tax cuts remain for the very wealthy, and they're not talking about how to create one job. they will not allow us to pass the president's american recovery act. i think their agenda for the summer is annize logical agenda. it's a campaign year, and they're trying to campaign, unfortunately, by hurting the american people and putting out this backwards agenda. >> he writes that he wants them to help him plan vote on tax cuts in november. we want to prevent the largest tax increase in history. did that durable? do they have the votes t
MSNBC
May 29, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in the united states. so willard, will you be denouncing this kind of talk tonight? >> i don't agree with all of the people who support me. my guess is, they don't agree with everything i believe in. but i need to get 50.1% or more and i'm appreciative to have the help after lot of good people. >> what kind of leadership is this? the obama campaign responded today saying this demonstrates his complete lack of moral leadership. and they released this ad. >> i have heard about him. he's an -- >> no, ma'am. he is a descent family man citizen that i just happen to have disagreements with. >> why doesn't he show his birth certificate? he doesn't have a birth certificate. >> now we've seen this lack of leadership over and over again. willard's all in on trump. and it is a losing bet. what happens in vegas definitely won't stay in vegas this time. joining me now is joan wag much editor in large from salon.com and msnbc political analyst. and dana milbank political columnist for the washington post. thank you both for being here tonight. >> thank you. >> hello wrb reverend. >> joan, how much will thi
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